Luis Martínez-Fernández

Luis Martínez-Fernández

Luis Martínez-Fernández

Dr. Luis Martínez-Fernández is a public speaker and historian at the University of Central Florida whose decades of international experience provide a unique perspective on politics, Latino matters, education and more. He expands the Latino voice with his sharp prose and thoughtful reflection, and is committed to the values of fairness, democratic principles, multicultural sensitivity, inclusion, equal opportunity and justice. Read his full bio here

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The Shattered Mirror: Democracy and Anti-Democracy on Both Sides of the Florida Straits, 2021 (Part III) Jul 31, 2021

Recent developments on both sides of the Florida Straits stand as pieces of the shattered mirror thr... Read More

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The Shattered Mirror: Democracy and Despotism on Both Sides of the Florida Straits, 2021 (Part II) Jul 24, 2021

Historically, the United States and Cuba have shared, as former President William McKinley once said... Read More

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The Broken Mirror: Democracy and Despotism on Both Sides of the Florida Straits, 2021 (Part I) Jul 17, 2021

I was not even born when Fidel and Raul Castro's rebel army defeated strongman Fulgencio Batista's f... Read More

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The Summer Solstice, the Slavic Goddess Kupala, and St. John the Baptist (Part 2) Jul 10, 2021

Ancient and pre-Christian medieval solstice celebrations in which fire and water played protagonist ... Read More